The Perils of Pete

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Wood, what I use, where I get it #1: Dunnage

03-29-2014 04:40 AM by PASs | 10 comments »

A lot of my projects are made from dunnage.According to Wikipedia: “Typically dunnage is inexpensive or waste material used to protect and load securing cargo during transportation. “ The dunnage I use was shipped in from India to brace steel radio transmission towers.The pieces are roughly 2 1/2 inches by 2 inches and either 24 or 36 inches long.Right now I have a stack of about 750 pieces at the end of my lathe.It’s 36 by 36 inches and about 7 feet tall, with the pieces stacked tightly together.I have another stack of the 24 inch pieces that is 24 inches tall and 3 feet wide. As best I can determine, the wood is offcuts from the Indian furniture industry. Most of...

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